The Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy will be allocating $43M to an effort that aims to improve power stations through the integration of technology that will decrease carbon emissions.Read More »
The General Services Administration and the Department of Energy are launching initiatives to address cybersecurity risks, Federal News Network reported Friday. Larry Hale, director of information technology security subcategory at GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, said the agency is taking steps to ensure the security of products agencies procure from acquisition schedules.Read More »
The Department of Energy is investing $3.6M in projects that tackle energy-focused high-performance computing. The projects will work to address mobility, materials and manufacturing challenges under the High-Performance Computing for Energy Innovation or HPC4EI program, DOE said Tuesday.Read More »
The Department of Energy will host the fourth iteration of an annual contest that would allow cybersecurity college students to access national laboratories. The CyberForce Competition will take place Nov. 15 to 16 across 10 national laboratories within the country, Argonne National Laboratory said Friday.Read More »
The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy plans to award up to $30M for research projects designed to create lower-cost concepts for the development of deployable, commercially viable fusion energy.
Under a new program, dubbed Breakthroughs Enabling THermonuclear-fusion Energy, ARPA-E aims to establish controlled fusion energy by lowering the cost of more-mature fusion concepts and enhancing the application of existing fusion research and development capabilities, the Department of Energy said Thursday.Read More »
The departments of Energy and Agriculture have partnered to support the development of energy and manufacturing technologies for rural and agricultural applications.Read More »
Michael Kratsios, U.S. chief technology officer and a 2019 Wash100 award winner, wrote in a commentary published Wednesday on Fortune that Google’s announcement that it proved the theory of “quantum supremacy” using its quantum computer Sycamore demonstrates the efforts of the U.S. innovation ecosystem, which is driven by cooperation between the federal government, private sector and academia.Read More »